Deloitte Ireland Partner group

About us

Deloitte Ireland Partner group

Learn more about the Deloitte Ireland partner group providing Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax services to both public and private clients across Ireland.

Harry Goddard

CEO

Harry Goddard became CEO of Deloitte Ireland in June 2019. Prior to that he had been Head of Consulting since 2015. Harry has worked in the professional services and consulting industries for more than 20 years. He has a vast breadth of experience, working across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the public sector and financial services sectors. Harry’s client service experience is largely focused on leading significant technology rich transformation programmes at national public sector and retail financial services clients. His background is in technology, and in particular in the area of systems integration. Harry serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Harry Goddard CEO

Peter Allen

Partner, Financial Advisory 

Peter leads the Financial Advisory practice in Belfast and has more than 15 years’ experience advising a wide range of performing and distressed businesses across all key sectors in Northern Ireland. An expert in restructuring and refinancing, Peter has led some of the largest multi-bank deals in Northern Ireland. A Chartered Accountant and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Peter also sits on the advisory boards of a number of charitable and voluntary organisations in Northern Ireland.

Peter Allen, Financial Advisory

Ruairí Allen

Partner, Technology Consulting 

Ruairí is a Partner in our Technology Consulting practice in Ireland. He has over fifteen years experience and has a lead role in the Irish Systems Integration solution area. Ruairí has deep experience as a Technology Advisor and Delivery Manager in both the Public Sector and Financial Services. He specialises in enterprise technology strategy and change programs. Ruairí's current focus is in the Public Sector and he has worked with national and local government in Ireland and has advised a broad range of public sector organisations in technology change and transformation.

Ruairi Allen, Technology Consulting

Pascal Brennan

Partner, Tax

Pascal is a partner and national leader of the indirect taxes group. He has over thirty years of experience and having worked both in the Revenue Commissioners and private practice during his career is uniquely placed to bring insight from both sides of any tax issue. Pascal was listed as one of the worlds leading indirect tax advisors and leaders by International Tax Review in 2013.

Pascal Brennan

Pieter Burger

Partner, Tax 

Pieter is a Partner in the Financial Services Tax department of Deloitte Ireland and currently leads the Irish firm’s Aircraft Leasing & Finance Group. Pieter advises on international corporation tax and Irish domestic tax matters, including aviation finance, banking, corporate treasury and structured finance. He is a qualified lawyer and Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute. He also currently serves on the committee of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers, represents Deloitte Ireland at the Irish Debt Securities Association and is a lecturer on the Irish Taxation Institute’s Certificate in Leasing Taxation programme.

Pieter Burger

Billy Burke

Partner, Tax 

Billy is tax partner in our Global Employer Services division. Billy has over 20 years’ experience working with clients across all business spectrums providing advice on employment tax, social security, pension matters, executive remuneration including share schemes, M&A and global mobility issues. He also has experience in advising on construction industry tax and estate tax matters. Billy is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute.

Billy Burke

Declan Butler

Partner, Tax

Declan is a senior Tax partner with Deloitte in Ireland specialising in International Tax and M&A. He has a focus on US and European inward investment into Ireland. He currently advises a wide range of multinationals / private equity houses in the pharma, technology and financial services industries. 

Declan Butler

Kevin Butler

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Kevin is a partner in our Audit & Assurance practice and is based in our Cork office. Kevin has over 11 years’ experience in professional services and he primarily works with both large corporate organisations and fast growing private companies across a range of industries including energy, manufacturing, agribusiness and shared services. Kevin has substantial experience of supporting companies with complex accounting matters under various financial reporting frameworks particularly IFRS.

Kevin Butler

Yvonne Byrne

Partner, Consulting

Yvonne leads the Customer Transformation practice within Deloitte, specialising in Customer experience analysis and design, channel strategy and management, sales and service transformation and new proposition development. She has 14 years within the UK Financial Services and consulting industry, having previously worked with the Royal Bank of Scotland, Tesco Bank and KPMG UK. Yvonne has extensive experience in all aspects of Customer Experience, product management, customer and channel strategy and new proposition development.

Yvonne Byrne

David Carson

Partner, Forensic
 
David leads the Brexit response team for Deloitte Ireland. David is a Financial Advisory partner, specialising in forensic, where he provides investigation and dispute services including litigation support and expert witness services. He has extensive experience in corporate restructuring, corporate investigations and M&A. David has been appointed to a number of high profile, complex insolvency and restructuring cases in recent years. He has assisted a number of corporates and senior executives in times of uncertainty and financial crisis. 

David Carson

Deirdre Carwood

Forensic Partner

Deirdre is a senior forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience in developing and leading financial crime solutions in the areas of investigations, anti-bribery and corruption, KYC, fraud risk management and data analytics. Deirdre has led some of the largest high profile investigations and examples of recent work include; 1000+ asset tracing investigations for Irish and UK financial institutions and NAMA, including verification investigations for loan book sales to international funds; 500+ third party due diligence investigations for international and domestic clients in consumables, construction, pharma, IT and aviation sectors; Led a team of 50+ on an AML remediation projects for an Irish financial institutions; Provision of Protected Disclosure hotlines and other “whistleblowing” mediums to Irish clients; Led the investigation of fraudulent financial reporting in a number of international hotel groups, pharmaceutical companies, retail companies and public sector bodies; Undertook a number of fraudulent preference investigations under Section 251 of the Companies Act 1990; Assisted the liquidators on an Irish bank in the recovery of material assets from international jurisdictions; Assists Irish financial institutions with Independent Business Reviews for domestic clients in the property development and construction sectors. Deirdre is also a seasoned lecturer, having developed and lectured on the Diploma in Forensic Accounting for Chartered Accountant’s Ireland and on the MSc in White Collar Crime Prevention and Anti-Bribery & Corruption for the Institute of Banking Ireland.

Deirdre Carwood, Forensic

Gerard Casey

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Gerard is a partner in charge of the Galway region, with 13 years’ experience serving multinational, Irish listed and Irish indigenous entities. He has a particular focus in the food and beverage, technology and exploration and mining sectors. He has significant experience in a range of financial reporting frameworks including IFRS, Irish GAAP, US GAAP and new Irish GAAP (FRS 101/102). He has advised a number of companies in relation to Sarbanes - Oxley readiness and attestation.

Gerard Casey

David Conway

Partner, Technology Consulting 

David is a partner in our Technology Integration practice. He has over fifteen years experience and leads the Irish Deloitte Digital solution area. David has deep experience as a Technology Advisor and Delivery Manager in both the Financial Services and Public Sector. He specialises in enterprise technology strategy and digital channel transformation. Prior to this David held leadership roles with Canada Life, Bearing Point and an indigenous mobile technology software company.

David Conway

Padraig Cronin

Partner, Tax

Pádraig is partner within the Tax service at Deloitte Ireland. He previously served as Head of Tax for the maximum period of 8 years. He is also M&A Services Leader for the firm. Pádraig has been a Partner for over 18 years and has over 25 years of corporate tax experience advising on a wide range of global tax issues. He specialises in advising multinationals, high growth Irish companies and private equity houses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate tax matters.

Padraig Cronin

Anya Cummins

Partner | Head of Deloitte Private

Anya is the Head of Deloitte Private and a Partner within Deloitte's M&A Advisory team based in Dublin. Anya has over 15 years’ experience advising corporates on buy-side and sell-side transactions. Anya advises on deals across a range of sectors, some of her most recent transactions have included; advisor to the shareholders of Rothco on the acquisition of the business by Accenture, the sale of Voxpro to Telus International, advising on One51 plc’s acquisition of Macro Plastics Inc., lead advisory to Sovereign Capital (a British PE fund) on their investment in Irish insurance broker Arachas Corporate Brokers and advice to the Hogan family on the sale of their cooked meat business to O’Brien Fine Foods. Anya serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Anya Cummins, Head of Deloitte Private

David Dalton

Partner | Head of Financial Services

David Dalton is a Consulting Partner and the Deloitte Financial Services industry leader in Ireland. He focuses on Asset Management and Asset Servicing and is the IM global consulting lead. David co-leads the EMEA Grid Blockchain Lab. David has over 25 years of strategy and business consulting experience. David’s professional experience is focused on business strategy development, operating model design and large scale transformation programmes. David’s client experience includes BNY Mellon, HSBC, BBH, Bank of Ireland, Citi, Bank of America, US Bancorp, State Street and AIB. He is a member of the Irish Government’s Industry Advisory Council for International Financial Services. David serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Valerie Daunt

Partner, Consulting 

Valarie leads the Human Capital practice in Ireland. She has spent over 15 years delivering human capital solutions to clients in both public and private sectors both as a practitioner in the role of HRD with an international bank and as a Consultant. She has responsibility for the provision of advisory services to a broad range of the firm’s national and international clients and specialises in advising both private and public companies on all aspects of Human Capital.

Valerie Daunt

John Doddy

Partner, Financial Advisory

John is a partner and Head of Debt and Capital Advisory at Deloitte Ireland. He is also a member of the board of the firm. John has over 20 years financial services experience including 10 years spent in corporate banking and mezzanine finance. Since joining Deloitte in 2010 John has acted as company side advisor to many mid and large corporates on raising new senior, unitranche and subordinated debt from Irish and International Banks to Alternative Lenders. 

John Doddy

Matthew Dolan

Partner, Tax

Matthew is a partner in the Financial Services Tax department. Matthew has spent his career advising clients in the financial services industry with a particular focus on aircraft leasing, securitisation, asset management and private equity clients. Matthew regularly advises on cross border leasing transactions, the establishment of securitisation platforms, M&A tax structuring and due diligence. Matthew is a member of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies – Ireland Tax Committee (South).

Matthew Dolan

Ken Fennell

Partner, Restructuring Services 

Ken is a partner in Deloitte Financial Advisory in Dublin, Ireland and leads the firms Restructuring Services practice. He joined Deloitte in summer 2014 following a merger of Kavanagh Fennell, where Ken was a senior partner. Ken has over 25 years’ experience advising on restructuring, project management and insolvency matters. In recent years, Ken has acted as Receiver over significant property portfolios on behalf of numerous financial institutions. Such appointments have entailed the successful completion of residential and commercial build-out programmes. 

Ken Fennell

Brian Fennelly

Partner, Financial Advisory

Brian is a partner in Deloitte's Debt & Capital Advisory team and specialises in advising SMEs, large corporates, publicly listed companies, private equity sponsors and co-operatives on capital structure and on raising debt funding for growth, acquisitions, working capital and other borrower objectives. Prior to Deloitte, Brian worked for 16+ years in the Irish and international banking industry, with a number of leading financial institutions. Brian has a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree from DCU, is an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Member of the Institute of Bankers and the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Brian Fennelly

Jan Fitzell

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions 

Jan is as a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Advisory unit based in Dublin. Jan helps to lead the firm’s M&A Services offering and specialises in providing advice on acquisitions, disposals and capital raising. Prior to joining Deloitte, Jan was a Director with IBI Corporate Finance where, during his 14 year tenure, he advised companies on their acquisition, disposal and capital raising strategies. Jan advises businesses across sectors and has strong experience of dealing with some of Ireland’s leading companies, helping them to achieve their growth objectives. Before joining IBI, Jan qualified as a chartered accountant with another Big 4 professional services firm.

Jan Fitzell

Alan Flanagan

Partner, Consulting 

Alan is a consulting partner based in the Dublin office with over twenty years of experience specialising in the area of financial management and transformation. Alan is a member of our EMEA Finance Transformation Leadership Team. Prior to joining Deloitte in 1998, Alan worked in industry for Diageo plc in a variety of finance function roles across the group. Alan has successfully completed numerous finance projects for multinational corporations, indigenous plcs and large private companies.

Alan Flanagan

Michael Flynn

Partner | Head of Energy, Resources & Industrials

Michael is a Financial Advisory partner and leads Deloitte Ireland’s debt advisory practice focusing on real estate and infrastructure financing. He is the Global Financial Advisory Public Sector Leader and the Infrastructure & Capital Projects EMEA Leader. Michael is also Head of Energy, Resources & Industrials for Deloitte Ireland and the China Services Group Ireland Leader. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm. Michael specialises in advising public, private and banking clients on debt raising, restructuring, and refinancing for both project finance and corporate debt transactions including the development of government and infrastructure assets, real estate, energy and renewable energy assets in Ireland and internationally. Michael is a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) PPP Business Advisory Board and the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) Ireland Council member.

Matthew Foley

Partner, Audit & Assurance 
 
Matthew is responsible for the delivery of audit and advisory projects to investment management and life assurance clients of the firm. Matthew is also a member of the FS audit leadership team and leads the FS business practice sub-group which focus on utilisation, implementation of the efficiency agenda and business operations.

Matthew Foley

Colin Forbes

Partner, Tax 

Colin has in-depth experience in the provision of personal tax services to multinationals and Irish indigenous companies with mobile workforces and leads he co-ordination of expatriate tax services to multinational clients across the EMEA region and globally. Colin also advises clients on the implementation of technology solutions to help manage globally mobile workforces from an employment tax pespective. Colin has significant experience in the provision of employment tax advice to employers.

Colin Forbes

Brian Forrester

Partner, Financial Services 

Brian is a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Services audit division and leads the Investment Management sector. Brian joined Deloitte in 2007 and has over 25 years’ experience, both in Ireland and internationally. He is a Chartered Accountant and the previous Chair of Irish Funds, Ireland’s representative body for Investment Management, having been elected in 2018. Brian is also leading Deloitte’s EMEA Hedge Fund practice.

Brian Forrester

Karen Frawley

Partner, Tax 

Karen is a partner in the firm’s Tax practice and a member of the firm’s international tax group. She has over 17 years’ experience advising multinational groups investing in Ireland and Irish-based groups on outward investments. She has significant expertise in the area of corporate group reorganisations, the due diligence process, and tax efficient Intellectual Property structures. Karen specialises in business model optimisation advisory and M&A for multinational groups. Karen is an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. She is a Council Member of the Irish Taxation Institute. Karen is also the Clients & Industries partner for the firm and serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Karen Frawley

Daniel Gaffney

Partner, Consulting 

Daniel is a Consulting partner working in the firm’s Financial Services industry group, specialising in the provision of finance transformation services to clients in the banking and insurance sectors. Daniel has spent his career working with CFOs and business leaders on transformation programmes including business strategy alignment, target operating model definition, cost reduction and business process and technology transformation. 

Daniel Gaffney

Niamh Geraghty

Partner, Audit & Assurance
 
Niamh is an Audit & Assurance partner working in the Financial Services industry group. She specialises in the provision of assurance and advisory services to clients in the investment management and structured finance sectors. Niamh has wide ranging experience in risk, accounting, advisory and audit services, garnered from working with both Irish domiciled companies as well as large multinational entities. Niamh holds Masters of Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce (International with French) degrees from UCD, and is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Niamh is the People and Purpose partner for the firm and also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Niamh Geraghty

Glenn Gillard

Partner, Financial Services 

Glenn is a partner in Deloitte's Financial Services Audit group and leads the firm's offerings in the insurance area. Glenn has extensive experience working with domestic, cross-border and international insurers. His experience includes areas such as external audit, internal audit and controls assurance, regulatory projects and licence applications. With audit quality at the centre of our culture, Glenn also leads our audit quality initiative which focuses on further enhancing audit quality and shaping the future of the audit professions. Glenn is an elected Council member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and sits on the Representation and Technical committee of CAI. He is also the Risk and Reputation Partner for the firm and serves on the Executive Committee of the firm. 

Glenn Gillard

Niall Glynn

Partner, Tax


Niall is a partner in Deloitte Private advising private domestic businesses, private companies and high net worth individuals on a range of taxation issues. He has extensive experience dealing with family business succession, tax efficient investment structures, corporate reorganisations, property transactions and tax matters surrounding privately held wealth. He is a former examiner and lecturer of the Irish Taxation Institute.

Peter Glynn

Partner, Consulting

Peter is a partner in Consulting with a particular focus on the Telecom’s, Media and Technology Industry (TMT). Peter has a degree in Computer Engineering from Dublin’s Trinity College and has 18 years’ experience in the TMT industry. Peter has helped large scale enterprises deliver on sales and market making activities across a number of large scale system integration, application services and outsourcing projects that had significant transformational business cases. Peter also has extensive experience with software and platform clients; managing and growing them from the ground up resulting in them becoming major accounts. Peter has domain experience in digital, platforms, and operations. His experience includes Google technology stack experience on both the Advertiser (DoubleClick, Adwords) & Enterprise (Google Cloud Platform), industry experience in platforms and digital with experience in go-to market engagements with the next generation enterprise software platforms, as well as , digital operations, O2C, F&A, supply chain logistics, tele and inside sales, technical and customer support

Peter Glynn

Darren Griffin

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Darren is an Audit & Assurance partner working in the Financial Services industry group. He has over 12 years’ experience specialising in the provision of assurance and advisory services to clients in the investment management industry. Darren has experience in numerous areas including risk, accounting, advisory, and audit services, and provides advice to investment management funds and their service providers. Darren holds a Master’s in Accounting degree from DCU, and is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

 

Darren Griffin

Lorraine Griffin

Partner | Head of Tax 

Lorraine leads our Tax team and is current Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Tax Policy Group. She has worked and advised on a range of significant M&A transactions in recent years, both on the buy and sell side. She also advises a broad range of indigenous Irish companies, private equity houses and multinational companies covering a wide variety of tax issues (both Irish and international). Lorraine serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Lorraine Griffin, Head of Tax

Daryl Hanberry

Partner | Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications 

Daryl is a Partner within our Tax department with almost 15 years’ experience with Deloitte. Daryl is Deloitte Ireland's Technology, Media & Telecommunications lead as well as Head of our Global Employer Services team in Ireland. Daryl deals with the provision of services to clients across a broad range of industries, including the consumer business, manufacturing and technology sectors. He has significant Global Employer Services experience in the area tax efficient methods of remunerating senior executives and staff as well as advising on employment tax, mergers & acquisitions, and international mobility issues. Daryl also has International Tax experience focusing on multinational companies appropriately structuring US investment into Ireland. Daryl has previously spent time with Deloitte in both the UK and the US. 

Daryl Hanberry, Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Michael Hartwell

Partner | Head of Audit & Assurance

Michael leads Deloitte Ireland’s Audit & Assurance practice. He has responsibility for the provision of professional services to a broad range of the firm’s major national and international clients and specialises in advising companies (both public and private) on finance, governance matters and the provision of audit services. 
Michael previously led Deloitte’s multidisciplinary investment management team which provided audit, tax, consulting and regulatory advice to all aspects of the investment management industry and has assisted a number of international financial institutions on various special assignments including, accounting investigations, risk and regulatory compliance reviews. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Eileen Healy

Partner, Operational Risk 

Eileen is the Life Sciences partner lead in the Irish firm’s Risk Advisory practice. Eileen has over 20 years’ experience in the provision of risk, compliance and audit related services. She leads the delivery of risk, compliance and audit related services to Life Science clients operating in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device sectors. In addition to the provision of risk and internal audit services, Eileen leads the team delivering technical assistance on computerised systems validation (CSV). Eileen also works on compliance monitoring for adherence to national and international regulations relating to interactions with healthcare professionals (HCPs), and patient organisations as well as promotional activity and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) programmes.

Eileen Healy

David Hearn

Partner, Consulting 
 
David is Global Consulting Leader - Consumer Industry. David has 30 years’ experience in helping clients with business strategy and transformation. David is currently focused on how digital transformation is shaping global companies in consumer, retail and distribution - creating new opportunities for growth while introducing new challenges and risks. David has led numerous projects covering IT Strategy, ERP and CRM implementations. Previously David led Deloitte Consulting in Ireland and served on the Executive and Board. David graduated with a Masters in Engineering from University College Dublin, where he contributes to course development and is a guest lecturer. David is a Chartered Engineer.

David Hearn

Petri Heinonen

Partner, Consulting 

Petri joined Deloitte in 1997 and with over 19 years in consulting and 25 years in financial services. Petri has deep experience as a technology and strategy advisor in banking, insurance and investment management. He is a Consulting partner in Deloitte, where he is now focusing in financial services and technology. He has run Consulting and M&A business areas in Finland and, hence, possesses a broad understanding of client challenges and potential solutions. Before joining Deloitte, Petri started his career as a project manager in IT. He then progressed to working as a business controller where he was responsible for daily P&L, balance sheet, market risks, liquidity and credit risks.

Petri Heinonen

Richard Howard

Partner, Audit & Assurance

Richard is an Audit & Assurance partner at Deloitte Ireland. He is also involved in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Programme and our Technology Fast 50 Awards. Richard has advised clients on stock market flotations, group reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions and has written and lectured on IFRS, US GAAP and issues facing tech companies in Ireland, including SOX. He is a former council member of the 30% Club and has been involved in various Chartered Accountants Ireland review groups.

Richard Howard

Cormac Hughes

Partner | Head of Consulting

Cormac is the Head of Consulting at Deloitte Ireland. Prior to this appointment, Cormac led the Strategy and Operations team within consulting where he advised international corporate clients on Strategy and Operational Transformation. He has worked with Deloitte for 20 years and is an advisor to the C-suite of many of Ireland’s leading companies. His main industry focus is on Consumer, but he also has worked extensively with Pharma, Energy and Technology clients. Cormac serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Cormac Hughes, Head of Consulting

Conor Hynes

Partner, Tax 

Conor is a Tax partner with Deloitte in Dublin. Conor has more than 18 years of experience advising clients in financial services and international tax. In particular he has advised extensively on transactions in the insurance, banking and leasing sectors. He has provided advice to many clients on inbound and outbound investment, optimising the use of Ireland’s corporate tax rate, tax planning with the aim of maximising tax efficiency and minimising tax cost.

Conor Hynes

Brian Jackson

Partner, Financial Services 

Brian is a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Services Audit group with a particular focus on the provision of audit and advisory services to clients in the investment management sector. Brian works on audit engagements for Irish and offshore funds and multiple advisory projects locally and internationally. Brian also heads up our audit innovation team which is focused on utilising cutting edge technologies, advanced analytics, and process flow to transform the audit today and in the future. Brian is the firm's COO, Strategy and Innovation and also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Brian Jackson

Peter Kearney

Partner, Consulting

Peter is a partner in the Technology Consulting department, and is a leader of SAP-enabled business transformation programmes.  He has spent over 18 years delivering SAP solutions and services to clients in both the public and private sectors. Peter’s experience spans numerous industries including food and beverage, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and technology and telecommunications. In addition to SAP implementation experience he also has in-depth functional knowledge of finance, procurement, sales and logistics. Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Trinity College Dublin.

John Kehoe

Partner, Audit

John Kehoe is a partner in the Consumer & Technology Business Audit and Assurance group. John has 15 years of experience serving clients in a wide range of business sectors including both national and international clients in the technology, media, retail, aviation and manufacturing sectors. John has also worked on a number of SEC listed technology clients and has detailed knowledge of US GAAP reporting, in particular revenue recognition. John leads out on Deloitte’s large multinational global group audits.

John Kehoe

Louise Kelly

Partner, Tax

Louise is a Tax partner specialising in corporate and International Tax. Louise led Deloitte's Irish desk in New York during 2011 and 2012. She advises multinationals on investment into Ireland and group reorganisations, with a particular focus on companies in the life sciences and technology industries.

David Kinsella

Partner, Risk Advisory

David is a partner in the our Risk Advisory practice specialising in the provision of internal audit and risk management services to clients in the financial services, corporate and public sectors. David leads a number of the significant IA co-sourcing engagements and has also lead a number of risk advisory and special engagements for a host of national and international clients.

Ita Langton

Partner, Consulting

Ita is a partner in the Technology Consulting business. She has experience leading the implementation of technology rich change programmes in the public sector both locally and in the US. She has worked with national and local government in Ireland and has advised a broad range of public sector organisations in change and transformation. 

Donal Lehane

Partner, Consulting 

Donal has over 14 years of experience in providing advisory and consulting services with a particular focus on large scale transformation programmes within the financial services industry. Prior to working in consulting, Donal was a finance manager for six magazines at Conde Nast Publications in New York, and held a number of finance and accounting positions at Aer Lingus in both New York and Dublin. Donal received his MBA (Finance) qualification from Fordham University, New York.

Christian MacManus

Partner, Financial Services 

Christian is an Audit Partner in our financial services practice. He specialises in the investment management sector working with a variety of asset managers and third party service providers. He provides clients with additional advisory services in relation to valuation issues/principles, corporate structures and application of GAAP.

Tom Maguire

Partner, Tax 

Tom leads the firm’s Tax Policy and Technical Services team. He works closely with our client teams to deliver the insights they need to address their most complex business issues. Tom provides tax advice on a wide range of domestic and international corporation tax matters. He is highly regarded within the tax profession as a deep technical specialist, his extensive experience includes having authored and co-authored leading texts on matters such as the Irish tax impact of IFRS, certain financial services transactions and Ireland’s general anti-avoidance rule. He is also the current author of “Irish Income Tax”, which is recognised as the most authoritative commentary on income tax in this country and which is used regularly by tax advisers, accountants, lawyers, judges and others in the tax profession. 

John McCarroll

Partner, Financial Services

John has over 20 years’ experience in financial services audit and advisory work in Ireland and internationally. His recent experience includes lead audit partner on a local Pillar Bank as well as a number of Irish based asset management and private equity companies as well as IFSC based banks.  John is the head of technical accounting for Deloitte Ireland and leads IFRS 9 advisory services for Deloitte Ireland. He specialises in financial instrument valuation, treasury and credit risk. He has worked with large Irish and European companies and banks. This includes work performed on accounting advisory, credit, impairment, restructuring, capital, financial instruments valuation, benchmarking, process and control reviews.

Eimear McCarthy

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Eimear is a partner in the Financial Services Group of Deloitte in Dublin, specialising in the provision of assurance and advisory services to clients in the insurance sector. Eimear has been with the firm for over 10 years and has wide ranging experience in risk and accounting services. Eimear is an experienced coordinator of both international and domestic engagements, dealing with a variety of accounting frameworks, and is the IFRS 4 Phase II Irish lead for the Deloitte EMEA IFRS 4 group.

Vincent McCullagh

Partner, Tax

Vinny is a partner in our Indirect Tax Practice and leads our C&I activity for Tax. Vinny has 20 years’ experience in Indirect Tax gained in both Ireland and the UK. Vinny specialises in TMT, Life Sciences and Financial Services and focuses on helping multi-nationals and large corporates meet their global VAT compliance obligations. Vinny was previously the author of VAT on Property Irealnd’s leading publication on VAT related property issues. He was listed as one of the UK’s leading VAT advisers in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the International Tax Review.

Suzanne McDonald

Partner - Health & Social Care Lead

Suzanne McDonald is a consulting partner with responsibility for the healthcare portfolio at Deloitte in Ireland. As a member of the Consulting team Suzanne focusses on providing health and social care clients with services ranging across strategy, risk and financial management, workforce planning, operational improvement and health technology.

Suzanne has over 25 years’ experience of working in the health sector – her experience includes social care, private healthcare, healthcare regulation and public health.  Her experience includes 15 years’ working in pharmaceutical regulation, where she engaged with national and international bodies such as the Department of Health, the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

As an experienced Board member within a range of sectors including NGO, telecommunications, and higher education Suzanne also supports clients on governance matters.  She is a member of the Institute of Directors (UK & Ireland), and with a special interest in healthcare technology she is a member of the Irish Computer Society and Health Information Society of Ireland (HISI).

Colm McDonnell

Partner | Head of Risk Advisory

Colm is the Partner who leads our Risk Advisory practice in Ireland specialising in security risk, regulatory and control assurance and consulting assignments. The Risk Advisory practice provides a large range of assurance and risk assessment projects and is the designated outsourced internal auditor for a number of clients. Colm has been an Authorised Officer for the Central Bank of Ireland and he is currently working for a number of institutions in reaction to Central Bank driven requirements. Colm serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Colm McDonnell, Head of Risk Advisory

Ann McGonagle

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Ann is a Partner in our Consumer & Technology Business Audit department and has experience in the provision of audit and advisory services to a wide range of business sectors including consumer products, energy and logistics. She is responsible for leading and co-ordinating large plc and multinational global group audits. Ann has also worked on advisory projects for our plc and multinational clients, including IFRS transition projects, and accounting advisory support.

Ciaran McGovern

Partner, Consulting

Ciaran is a Consulting Partner and a certified lean six sigma master black belt who has over 14 years extensive experience of managing operational improvement programmes spanning numerous industries globally, including financial services, utilities, public sector and manufacturing. In the last 2 years Ciaran has managed multiple programmes for global and national organisations, delivering over €12m of cost savings in addition to improving customer service satisfaction.

Ciaran McGovern

Sinéad McHugh

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Sinéad is a partner in our Audit & Assurance department and also leads our Financial Reporting Advisory team, who provide accounting advice on matters under IFRS, US GAAP and Irish GAAP across all sectors. She serves a portfolio of multinational and Irish indigenous clients across a number of industries including food and ingredients, manufacturing, retail and energy and resources. Sinéad has significant experience in managing specialist assignments including IFRS transition projects, initial stock exchange listings, financial process improvement reviews and advising on Corporate Governance.

Shane Mohan

Partner | Head of Goverment & Public Services 

Shane leads our Government & Public Services industry group and is a Consulting partner based in our Dublin office. He specialises in finance transformation, business model transformation (including shared services and outsourcing advisory), strategy and operations. He has worked with multiple Government Departments and other public bodies in advisory roles, and supporting complex change and transformation programmes. In addition, Shane has worked with many commercial State bodies, multi-national corporations and PLCs. Shane is the Deloitte Ireland Innovation Leader, responsible for firm innovation initiatives and serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Shane Mohan, Government & Public Services

Honor Moore

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Honor is a Partner in our Audit & Assurance practice and is the partner in charge of our Cork office. She advises clients in a variety of industries, serving both the indigenous and international markets. She has considerable public sector and not for profit experience. Honor also leads our audit talent agenda with relentless focus on enhancing our talent programmes to develop leading professionals of the future. 

Honor Moore

Sinéad Moore

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Sinéad is a Partner in our Financial Services team specialising in the provision of assurance and advisory services to clients in the financial services sector. She has worked on a large cross section of clients specialising in the banking, securitisation, leasing and treasury sectors. Sinéad has significant experience working in these sectors including leading large banking group audit engagements as well as regulatory assurance, asset quality reviews, loan portfolio sales, due diligence projects for loan portfolio transfers, securitisation due diligence projects and risk and finance support.

Sinéad Moore

Simon Murphy

Partner, Consulting

Simon leads the Technology Consulting practice in Ireland and is a member of the firm's EMEA technology leadership team. Simon has a particular focus on supporting CIOs in their role through the provision of technology advisory services as well as in leading major technology change programmes that involve integrating a variety of systems and technologies. In addition to being responsible for the Irish technology practice Simon leads the Analytics & Information management and Systems Integration teams in Ireland. His clients include major public and private sector organisations. Simon has been certified by the Open Group as a master IT architect.

Simon Murphy

Daniel Murray

Partner | Head of Consumer

Daniel is the Head of Consumer services and an Audit & Advisory Partner. He has significant experience working with Irish indigenous, listed and international clients across a broad range of industry sectors and has advised clients on stock market flotations, complex group reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions. He is a senior member of the Irish firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions team with extensive post-acquisition integration expertise. He leads the Irish firm’s “CEO Forum” proposition, in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland. Daniel also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Daniel Murray, Head of Consumer

Ronan Murray

Partner, Transactions Advisory

Based in Cork, Ronan leads Deloitte’s Munster Financial Advisory team in the province while working closely with and leveraging the specialist expertise of colleagues on an all island basis. With such a collaborative and integrated approach to all projects and transactions, his focus is on delivering a differentiating value add experience for clients in the region. Ronan has over sixteen years Big 4 professional services experience including international secondments to London and New York. He provides a broad range of Financial Advisory services to clients including M&A, strategy, acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts/buy-ins, capital raising, debt advisory, business modelling, project finance, restructuring, working capital management, independent business reviews and valuation type engagements.

Ronan Murray

Ciarán O'Brien

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Ciarán is a partner in our Audit & Assurance department. He currently serves a portfolio of clients in the consumer business, energy and technology sectors. Ciarán has substantial IFRS experience, having co-ordinated the audit of the transition from US GAAP and/or Irish GAAP to IFRS for a number of companies. He has detailed knowledge of accounting issues relating to areas such as software revenue recognition, business combinations, complex financial instruments and tax accounting.

Brian O'Callaghan

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Brian is a Financial Services Partner in our Audit & Assurance practice. Brian’s financial services experience includes managing the audits of significant clients in the financial services industry. These companies are involved in life assurance, non-life insurance, captive insurance, banking, reinsurance and stock-broking. He joined Deloitte in October 1999. Since that period he has also spent 3 years in Australia working in the insurance and structured finance industry, primarily in Allco Finance Group.

Brian O'Callaghan

Caroline O'Driscoll

Partner, Corporate and International Tax

Caroline has over 20 years’ experience advising companies on inward and outward investment. In particular, she specialises in advising companies and entrepreneurs in the technology sector on mergers, acquisitions, structuring, R&D credits and exits. In a voluntary capacity, Caroline is the co-founder of I Wish (Inspiring women in STEM), she is the immediate past chairperson of the technology industry group it@cork and is a member of the Department of Educations STEM advisory group for better gender balance in post primary education

Caroline O'Driscoll

Emer O'Shaughnessy

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Emer is a partner in our Consumer and Technology Business department with over 12 years’ experience serving mainly plc and large corporate clients, including multinationals. She deals with a wide variety of accounting frameworks including IFRS, Irish GAAP, US GAAP and new Irish GAAP (FRS 101/102) and industries including food and beverage, life sciences and telecommunications. Emer is an experienced coordinator of international audits, both inward and outbound.

Emer O'Shaughnessy

Deirdre Power

Partner | Head of Financial Services Tax | Chairperson

Deirdre is a Financial Services Tax partner and is Head of the Financial Services Tax Group of Deloitte in Ireland and across EMEA. She is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in advising financial services clients in the areas of investment management and funds, leasing, banking, securitisation and structured finance. She was previously Chairman of Irish Funds and is currently a member of the Irish Funds Tax Steering Group. She is the current Chairperson of the Deloitte Ireland Partnership Council. Deirdre is also the Corporate Responsibility parter for the firm. She is recognised by International Tax Review as one of the leading female Tax Advisors in Ireland.

Ciara Regan

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Ciara Regan leads Deloitte’s Actuarial & Insurance Solutions life practice. She has more than 20 years of experience in the life assurance, reinsurance and consulting industries. Ciara has worked across product development, pricing, reserving, risk management, regulation and compliance. Recent advisory projects include Appointed Actuary peer reviews, Independent Actuary roles, MCEV / IFRS, Solvency II and risk framework reviews.

Martin Reilly

Partner | Head of Financial Advisory

Martin is a partner who leads our Financial Advisory team. He has many years’ experience in advising on complex transactions, predominantly in the banking and structured finance market. In recent years he has focused on delivering a range of transaction related to both corporate and banking clients. Martin has acted as a sell side advisor on a number of portfolio loan sale transactions and carried out numerous buy side due diligence and advisory mandates for corporates making acquisitions both in Ireland and overseas. Martin serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Martin Reilly, Head of Financial Advisory

David Reynolds

Partner, Consulting 

David is a partner in the firm’s Consulting practice, specialising in banking. David has 15 years’ experience providing consulting services to a wide range of domestic and international corporations, predominantly in the banking and insurance sectors. He has extensive experience in leading and advising on large scale transformational change initiatives, including regulatory execution, channel transformation, operational excellence and outsourcing. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, and a Master’s degree in Cognitive Psychology from the NUI Maynooth, and is a certified management consultant as well as holding chartered status with the Irish Computer Society.

 

Glenn Roberts

Partner, Tax 

Glenn leads the Tax practice in Northern Ireland which is involved in all aspects of the tax compliance and advisory work for Deloitte’s corporate and personal clients. He has wide experience gained through advising a variety of private and public sector organisations. His clients include large corporate groups, owner managed businesses and non-departmental public bodies.

Marc Rogers

Partner, Financial Advisory

Marc is a partner within Deloitte Financial Advisory. He is primarily focused on Transactions Services providing buy side and sell side due diligence services and assisting clients with capital markets processes (IPOs, Capital Raisings and Debt Listings). Marc has over 18 years’ experience specialising in due diligence and business reviews assignments in respect of corporate acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. He is a highly skilled transaction services professional who has led on a large number of high profile and complex vendor and buyer due diligence projects across a range of sectors, acting for banks, funds, plcs and large private clients on a range of projects. He also has extensive experience in capital market transactions having acted as the lead on an extensive number of reporting accounting assignments including equity/debt raisings, acquisitions/disposals and IPOs.

Marc Rogers

Jamie Schmidt

Partner | Head of Life Sciences & Health Care

Jamie is the Head of Life Sciences & Health Care at Deloitte Ireland as well as a Partner within the Audit & Assurance team. While a New Zealander by birth Jamie has spent time working in the US, UK and Switzerland over his 27 years with the firm before arriving in Ireland in 2018. He is a licenced audit expert in Switzerland and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and New Zealand. In addition to his auditor duties Jamie has worked in regulatory economics, transaction services, audit advisory and finance transformations. This diverse experience has provided Jamie with a great understanding of how a company operate and what can make the difference. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

David Shanahan

Partner, Tax 

David Shanahan is a corporate Tax partner and works with companies across a range of industries, particularly life science, technology, energy and consumer products. He spent 2 years leading Deloitte’s Irish Tax Desk in New York and now specializes in working with Irish groups on all aspects of tax including M&A, foreign expansion, group reorganizations and cross-border tax planning. 

Kevin Sheehan

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Kevin has more than 23 years audit and advisory experience primarily in Consumer and Industrial Products Industries including manufacturing, retail and distribution. He also works with clients in the travel and tourism sectors, including hotel operators, bloodstock, racing groups and tour operators. Kevin’s clients include listed Plc’s, state owned companies, private companies and not-for-profit entities. Kevin is the Finance Partner for the Irish firm, is a member of the firm’s leadership team and serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

Kevin Sheehan

Michael Sheehan

Partner, Tax

Michael has been a Deloitte partner for 10 years and is one of the Firm’s Taxation partners in the Cork office.

Mike has over 25 years of experience in all areas of taxation, advising and providing solutions primarily to medium to large companies. He focuses on providing commercially driven, practical advice, and managing the implementation of group wide tax and commercial strategies and has particular expertise in;

  • Company Reorganisation and restructurings
  • Share purchase / sales
  • Succession in family companies
  • Management incentive schemes
  • Revenue Audits

Mike also has extensive company law knowledge and experience, and leads the Company Secretarial service line in the Firm’s Cork office.
Mike has also worked closely with the Corporate Finance practice, primarily in the indigenous sector, where he has accumulated considerable experience in the areas of M&A, deal structuring and refinancing.

Sean Smith

Partner, Risk Advisory 

Sean is a partner in the Risk Advisory department of Deloitte where he provides risk, compliance and regulatory advisory services to financial and non-financial institutions. Sean has over 16 years’ financial services experience and assists firms with obtaining authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland in addition to providing ongoing conduct and prudential regulatory and compliance support. Sean has particular expertise in assisting firms conduct large scale regulatory remediations. Sean holds a Bachelor of Law degree from UCD, is a qualified solicitor, and also holds an MBA in Regulation and Compliance from Smurfit Business School.

 

Cathal Treacy

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Cathal is partner in charge of the Limerick region. He is a partner in our Audit & Assurance practice and has significant experience in leading audit and advisory services to both multinational and indigenous organisations. Cathal is the current Vice President of Limerick Chamber. Cathal holds a BBS from the University of Limerick and he is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Cathal serves on the Executive Committee of the firm.

David Van Dessel

Partner, Restructuring Services 

David Van Dessel is a partner in our restructuring services at Deloitte. As a Partner of Kavanaghfennell, a leading Irish specialist insolvency and advisory firm which was acquired by Deloitte in June 2014, David brings his considerable expertise in insolvency assignments specialising in examinership, liquidation (solvent & insolvent) and receivership. David has led numerous assignments in the manufacturing, hospitality, financial services and motor sectors.

Laura Wadding

Partner, Risk Advisory

Laura has 20 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining Deloitte, Laura worked with a large fund administrator for almost 11 years, during which time she managed two functional areas, namely Compliance and Transfer Agency, and lead several company and group wide initiatives within the organisation, including the development of AML policies and procedures, the application of domestic tax reporting requirements and the development and implementation of a FATCA service for reporting financial institutions in several jurisdictions.

Laura Wadding

Niall Walsh

Partner, Audit & Assurance 

Niall is an audit partner responsible for the accounting and auditing of pension schemes. Niall is also responsible for the audit technical team and has a range of experience providing audit services to other multinational clients in the technology and services industries.

Joanne Whelan

Partner, Tax

Joanne is Head of Private Clients and leads the corporate and legal service line in the firm. She has extensive experience advising family business, private companies and individuals on the legal and taxation issues arising on the transfer of wealth to the next generation and related issues. She advises private and corporate clients on a range of other tax and legal issues, with a particular focus on stamp duty issues arising on corporate reorganisations and mergers.

Padraic Whelan

Partner, Tax 

Padraic is a Senior Tax Partner in the Irish corporate tax practice with nearly 30 years experience in practice, advising on both domestic and international tax transactions.  He advises a number of large Irish corporates in relation to both inbound and outbound Investment .

He has a strong specialism in Real estate tax matters . He is currently the business risk leader for the tax group in the Irish Practice. Group.

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